Asa de Águia
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A band that worked out the mix of rock and axé. This is the definition of Asa de Águia, which started its history in 1987 and became a kind of "institution" of the Carnival in Bahia and of the main micaretas (a small Carnival) of Brazil. With a solid formation, the band Asa de Águia is composed by five high-qualified musicians.Read More...
Durval Lelys, band leader, is the face of Asa de Águia. His irreverence made him a figure quite charismatic, knowing how to rock the public like no one else. Durval is an architect, graduated from UFBA, but he left the drawing board to devote himself to the art career. He is singer, guitarist and composes most of the hits of the group.
Leví Pereira is a very experienced bassist and vocalist, a musician of great personality, and is also a composer. He began his career at age 16, bringing all the knowledge of years of work with Armandinho and the whole family of unforgettable Osmar Macedo.
Leading the heartbeat rhythm of drums of Asa de Águia is Rady Santos. A known musician in Bahia and with a beat full of energy, he commands with strong hands the band marking. He began his career playing in dancing balls at the age 16 in Barrocas (BA), his home town. Besides drums, Rady is also a songwriter and sings in performances of Asa.
A Uruguayan player of keyboard, Ricardo Ferraro came to Brazil in January 1987 to visit the beaches of Bahia. He fell in love with the place and decided to stay in the land, where he met Durval Lelys who invited him to join the group. Currently, the musician is on solo career as DJ Rambo.
Ubajara Carvalho is the drummer of the band. He also came from the school of Dodô and Osmar, and he was invited by Durval and Levi to join Asa de Águia. Bajara is also a composer and has some successful partnerships with Luiz Caldas, Durval Lelys, Carlinhos Brown and David Sersan.
In the Carnival of Salvador, Asa leads the blocks CocoBambu and Me Abraça. In micaretas through the country, the band leads the block Cerveja & Coco, a partnership between Asa de Águia and Ivete Sangalo, since 2005.